Posts tagged "Organic clothing"
Plastic bottle clothing, also known as recycled polyester clothing, is made from recycled plastic bottles. While the use of recycled materials in clothing can be a positive step towards sustainability, there are still several reasons why plastic bottle clothing may be problematic, including adverse affects to human health.
Why we need to move on from fast fashion
Sustainable fashion is the future of clothing for a number of reasons. As consumers become more aware of the environmental and social impacts of the fashion industry, there is a growing demand for clothing that is made in a more sustainable and ethical manner.
Everyday items cause a build-up of microplastics in the lungs and body
The rise in plastic pollution is widely seen as an environmental emergency, but researchers are beginning to worry the pollutants may harm human cells too. Earlier this year, the toxins were discovered in human blood samples for the first time....
The Dark Side of Fashion
According to a 2019 UN report, global clothing production doubled between 2000 and 2014, and the industry is “responsible for 20 percent of total water waste on a global level”.
Formaldehyde causes cancer (and it's in most clothing)
Formaldehyde causes leukemia, according to EPA assessment suppressed by government officials. It’s been confirmed for some time that Formaldehyde is toxic to humans and short term exposure can cause eye, nose, and throat irritation, headaches, and skin rashes. Long term...
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